A Man Called Otto (2022)

Meet Otto. Otto is a boomer. He’s about to retire from a job he has held for his entire adult life because, following a merger, his old ways did not fit with the future direction of the company. Otto leads a scheduled life. He is a stickler for rules and regulations. Every morning he makes sure cars parked on his residential street have correct parking permits displayed in correct locations. Otto makes sure the gate to his street remains closed because it is not a through-street. Otto always double-checks if recycling is properly sorted and corrects when people dump cans into the paper bin.  

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Greyhound (2020)

At this point I am not exactly sure what the problem with Greyhound is, especially having been made aware of the rather lukewarm reception it got when it was originally released. Granted, it was most assuredly hurt by the raging pandemic and some have perhaps indicated they would be interested in seeing how their perception of this film would change if they had the opportunity to watch it in a theatrical setting. And I don’t think I agree with it being the case. In fact, I’d venture a guess that the most abundant piece of criticism levelled at this film would involve pointing out the shortcomings of its scale.  

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